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Lead Project Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Lead Project Engineer

Job ID: CS20220410-91448

Job Location: USA - Melbourne/Palm Bay - FL

Job Description:

L3Harris Corporation is seeking a Lead, Project Engineer (PE) (Level 5) for the Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL location. This is an opportunity to take on unique challenges, expand your skills and experience, and contribute to mission critical systems solutions that help protect the U.S.A. and our allies, both Domestic and Internationally. You will join a great team of talented professionals who take a collaborative approach and enjoy working together.

Responsibilities of the Lead Project Engineer include:

  • Serve as one third of the Project Leadership triad with the Program Manager and Chief Systems Engineer.
  • Serve as the techncial lead of the project with cost and schedule responsibility.
  • Develops, presents, and delivers comprehensive presentations to the project team, upper management, and customer personnel in a clear and concise manner.
  • Successful startup activity, including staffing, robust mitigation plans and establishment of the technical baseline and change management process
  • Monitors the product/project from initiation through completion and/or customer acceptance.
  • Develops, manages, and maintains all aspects of project-level risks, including mitigation, costing and planning.
  • Planning and management of the products / projects on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Establishment and execution of detailed integrated master schedules
  • Estimate resource and material needs for the project/product.
  • Develops, monitors, and statuses detailed MS Project schedules.
  • Uses Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reports to manage project performance.
  • Review of earned value metrics such as CPI, SPI, TCPI, and ETC to drive program focus
  • Facilitator over design, process, manufacturing, test, and quality as the project/product(s) move to completion and distribution.
  • Ensures that products/projects delivered meet customer requirements and specifications.
  • Employee engagement to meet project needs
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement as evidenced by executed improvement projects
  • Maintaining forecasted demand signal on resource needs and partnering with the EMs, talent acquisition and supply chain on development of plans for accomplishing the engineering work Qualifications:
    • 9+ years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree in a STEM Function or 7+ years of relevant experience with a Master's Degree in a STEM Function. Preferred/Additional Skills:
      • Ability to work well with SMEs across multiple engineering disciplines
      • Engineering experience across multiple multiple technical focus areas
      • Proficient with MS project and other MS Office packages
      • Functional management experience or direct involvement in resource management forecasting and placement a plus
      • Experience executing throughout the project lifecycle including requirements flow down and allocation, design, development, test, and sell-off
      • Excellant verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment
      • Demonstrated ability to work to deadlines and prioritize workload appropriately.
      • Demonstrated methodical approach to their work.
      • Demonstrated earned value / cost account management experience
      • Demonstrated schedule responsibility experience Job Profile Matching Criteria:
        Expertise Engineering Location USA - FL - Melbourne

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Melbourne , Lead Project Engineer, Other , Melbourne, Florida

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